The Lingering Effect of Death’s Assault

In Memory of Jacob Carlyle Davis August 20, 1986 – December 28, 2010 Two years ago my family experienced one of the most devastating events we had ever faced. Two years ago my brother-in-law died in a car accident. The “facts” of what happened simply do not have the ability to communicate the emotions that I feel this morning as I remember him and how … Continue reading The Lingering Effect of Death’s Assault

Advent Series 2012, Pt. 6 | Shepherds in Search of a Lamb

The silence of the night was broken by the bleating of new lambs being born. It started out in the distance. One or two at first. The birthing of hundreds of new lambs was beginning. It was going to be a long night. Everyone knew it. Nothing else seemed out of the ordinary. This was the biggest birthing season of the year. Everyone had to … Continue reading Advent Series 2012, Pt. 6 | Shepherds in Search of a Lamb

Google Reader Round-up | December 15, 2012

Several months ago I started the idea of putting together a list of links that I found interesting through out each week. I am going to take it up again. In this weeks Round-up: In light of the tragedy in Newtown, CT, here are some responses from pastors, theologians and other public Christians that I have come across. I do not endorse all of the … Continue reading Google Reader Round-up | December 15, 2012

Video Spotlight | “Laying Cinder Blocks like a Pro”

A couple of months ago I came across this video. It is what it says. It’s four minutes of a man you can not see laying blocks in a smooth and steady rhythm. I have watched it several times because there is a beauty in it I can’t describe. There is just something about watching an individual who has honed and perfected a trade or … Continue reading Video Spotlight | “Laying Cinder Blocks like a Pro”

The Tragedy at Sandy Hook | “The Depth of Human Sin Has Reared Its Head… Again!”

This morning the town of Newtown, CT, was ravaged by the news that an elementary school was taken hostage and the lives of over 25 people were ended, some before they had even had a chance to really begin. When news like this hits it spreads quickly because that is what bad news does. So many thoughts comes to mind about how bad this event … Continue reading The Tragedy at Sandy Hook | “The Depth of Human Sin Has Reared Its Head… Again!”